Thalia L. McGrady-Payne, 80, of \nButler, Pennsylvania, passed away on May 8, 2023, at \nher residence. \n\nShe was born December 28, 1942, in Butler, \nPennsylvania to the late J. Francis Eberle and the \nlate Evelyn M. (Brown) Eberle. \n\nThalia was a 1960 graduate of Butler High School. \nShe was a 1964 graduate of Sewickley Valley Hospital \nSchool of Nursing and a 1978 graduate of University \nof Pittsburgh School of Nursing, where she went \nthrough the CRNP program. Thalia was on the Board of \nDirectors of Butler Hospital, Butler Meals on \nWheels, and the Butler Symphony. She also was on the \nBoard of Directors of the Friend of Saxonburg, South \nButler Library. Thalia was an Associate of Operating \nRoom Nurses, and the PA Nurses Association.\n\nThalia is survived by her one son, James W. \n(Christina) McGrady of Butler, PA; one daughter, \nSharon L. (Robert) Johnson of Butler, PA; and one \nbrother, William L. (Barbara) Eberle of Hilton Head \nIsland, SC. \n\nIn addition to her parents, she was preceded in \ndeath by first husband, James R. McGrady, who she \nmarried on June 20, 1964, and who passed away on \nDecember 25, 2012; and her second husband, First Sgt \nRetired Homer S. Payne, who she married on December \n16, 2018, and who passed away on January 26, 2022.\n\nFriends will be received Thursday, May 11, 2023, \nfrom 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 \np.m. at Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 \nEast North Street Butler, PA.\n\nFuneral services will be held on Friday, May 12, \n2023, at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Andrews United \nPresbyterian Church, 201 East Jefferson Street \nButler, PA, with Pastor Merry H. Meloy, officiating.\n\nBurial will take place in the Greenlawn Burial \nEstates.\n\nMemorials are suggested to the St. Andrew's United \nPresbyterian Church, 201 East Jefferson Street, \nButler, PA 16001.